Broadside of Submarine HMS Torbay's Sail
Readers may recall Molten Eagle's attention to the unexplained, new accessory on the sail of HMS Torbay here. Now, here is a much clearer photo that shows the mystery object head-on, which easily dispels my theory about a hinged, vault-like access.
To which side of the vessel is the object actually attached?
(Hint: Look at several photos) Here, it appears on the starboard side without question. An enlargement (not posted) shows possible flourescent-like tube(s).
Readers may offer guesses (no one has). Subpen has discredited my earlier guesses, so we may conclude he knows. If the USS Philadelphia had a vertical strobe, would it still have collided so mysteriously? That too, is just impractical, wishful thinking, I am afraid.
As mentioned earlier, this is too obvious and attention-getting to not have some (accurate or not) public cover. Wonder if the answer will be credible.
Hat tip: Spearfish